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  • Congrats on your admission to Shaw University!

    You are officially one of the newest members of the Shaw Bear family. We are committed to transforming you into a global leader, who will make an incredible impact on the world in which we live. The goal of New Student Orientation is to introduce students and families to campus services, resources and the expectations of collegiate life at Shaw University. During New Student Orientation, students and families attend information sessions, participate in social activities, work with peer orientation mentors and sit with an academic advisor to discuss your career pursuits, then register for courses. 

    Important Announcement

    New Student Orientation will take place as scheduled on Friday, January 6, 2017. However please be note that a winter storm warning has been forecasted to bring several inches of snow and low temperatures to the Raleigh area overnight Friday and into Saturday. The University will be closed on Saturday and Sunday as a result of the forecasted inclement weather.

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    Step 5

    Register for New Student Orientation and pay the $50 non-refundable orientation fee. New students attending Shaw University are required to attend orientation.